Family of slain teen files lawsuit against SQ and officer

Three years after 17-year-old Riley Fairholm was killed by provincial police in the Eastern Townships, his family has filed a lawsuit against the force and the officer who fired the gun.
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“It’s something that we feel like we have to do in order to get some accountability,” Fairholm’s mother, Tracy Wing, told the Montreal Gazette Wednesday. “I feel that the intervention was really short. They didn’t take time to negotiate, and I understand that my son was a threat — I can deal with that — but I don’t understand why they had to kill him.”


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